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Mawlana Hazar Imam receives “Prix de l’Entrepreneur philanthropique de l’année 2009”
TheIsmaili.org
21 December 2009
  • Also see related coverage and speech at the AKDN website, as well as a video of the ceremony at Le Nouvel Economiste.

    Le Nouvel Economiste presented its award to Mawlana Hazar Imam at a ceremony held at the Cour des Comptes in Paris. Photo: AKDN/Gary Otte
    Le Nouvel Economiste presented its award to Mawlana Hazar Imam at a ceremony held at the Cour des Comptes in Paris. AKDN/Gary Otte

    Paris, 17 December 2009 – Mawlana Hazar Imam received the Prix de l'Entrepreneur philanthropique de l'année 2009 (2009 Philanthropic Entrepreneur of the Year Award) presented to him by Le Nouvel Economiste, at a ceremony held at the Cour des Comptes in Paris.

    In receiving the award, Mawlana Hazar Imam – who was accompanied at the award ceremony by Prince Amyn, Princess Zahra and Prince Hussain – explained the work of the Aga Khan Development Network and the Aga Khan Fund for Economic Development in particular. Other award recipients included Dalil Boubakeur, Rector of the Muslim Institute at the Grand Mosque of Paris, who received the Régulateur de l'année award, and Nicholas de Tavernost, Chairman of the Board of the French Television network M6, who received Manager de l'année.

    Prince Amyn, Princess Zahra and Prince Hussain joined Mawlana Hazar Imam at the Le Nouvel Economiste award ceremony, where Hazar Imam received the Prix de l'Entrepreneur philanthropique de l'année 2009 (2009 Philanthropic Entrepreneur of the Year Award). Photo: AKDN/Gary Otte
    Prince Amyn, Princess Zahra and Prince Hussain joined Mawlana Hazar Imam at the Le Nouvel Economiste award ceremony, where Hazar Imam received the Prix de l'Entrepreneur philanthropique de l'année 2009 (2009 Philanthropic Entrepreneur of the Year Award). AKDN/Gary Otte